Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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I dumped my drink in the sink.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
How many lines does a sonnet have?
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
That guy's a beast.

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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